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Common Name Governor's House and Gaol
Municipal Address 73 Queen Street North
Photos:Governor's House and Gaol
Governor's House and Gaol

Building Demolished No
Neighbourhood Civic Center District
Local Municipality Kitchener
Province Ontario
Construction Date 1853
Type of Recognition Individual Designation of Property
Building Historic Use Government Courthouse and/or Registry Office
Building Current Use Government Office or Office Building
Building Form
Massing Units Attached Irregular Attached Irregular
Plan Irregular Irregular
Wings Rear Rear
Storeys Two Two
Style     Other
Main Exterior Wall
Basement / Foundation Wall Material Stone Stone
Stone Fieldstone Fieldstone
Brick Stretcher Bond Stretcher Bond
Wall Design and Detail Portico Portico, Column or Pilaster Column or Pilaster, Quoins Quoins, Entablature Entablature
Architect Mellish and Russell, Brantford
Notes on the Design or Physical Value 's House was built in the mid-Victorian Italian Villa style and is one of the last existing houses of this type in the area. The home reflected the Governor's respected position in the Town of Berlin and features a four-
Last updated 2014-11-21 14:39:51.250
Group Test Municipality
Added By AFitzpatrick
Date Added December 20, 2011
Last Modified By HRC Admin
Date Last Modified November 21, 2014
Comments on Governor's House and Gaol

HRC Admin at 08:34 on Wednesday October 02, 2013

A PDF is attached with an article from the 1989 ACORN (volume 14). The article is titled "The former Waterloo County Jail and Governor's House, Kitchener" written by Joyce Arndt.

The article contains several photos and talks about archaelogical work in the prison yards, and how they successfully found remains of two former prisoners.

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